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How The Race Was Won – Vuelta a España 2018 – Stage 20

16 Sep

And it all comes down to this—the final mountain day of the 2018 Vuelta packed six climbs into less than 100k, and played out fast, active, and unorthodox. Lots of teamwork, GC and KOM battles, and I think a satisfying conclusion (provided—as I hope we can expect—nothing too interesting happens tomorrow). Enjoy! Thanks again to […]

How The Race Was Won – Vuelta a España 2018 – Stage 15

10 Sep

For the second time this season, Mitchelton-Scott’s Simon Yates enters the last week of a Grand Tour in possession of its leader’s jersey. He and his team have managed the race well, but can they keep counting on Movistar and Astana undercutting their own best chances? Thanks again to Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, […]

How The Race Was Won – Vuelta a España 2018 – Stage 9

3 Sep

And we’re off on the first HTRWW’d Vuelta since 2014, and the first real hilltop finish did not disappoint. Strong action and a perfectly primed GC for another two weeks of typically unpredictable Vuelta a España action. Thanks again to Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” […]

How The Race Was Won – Tour de France 2018 – Full Race

30 Jul

Here it is—the HTRWW for the whole 2018 TdF, from Stage 1 to Stage 21. It’s obviously a million-mile view, so be sure to check out the episodes focused on Stage 9, Stage 12, Stage 17 and Stage 19 as well. Thanks again to Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click […]

How The Race Was Won – Tour de France 2018 – Stage 19

28 Jul

All the stops came out on Stage 19—riders up the road, teams blowing the race apart, the points leader begging for mercy, fog, a thrilling a descent and a great setup for Stage 20’s final GC test. Thanks again to Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” […]

How The Race Was Won – Tour de France 2018 – Stage 17

26 Jul

While the new and slightly odd start format got the headlines, Stage 17’s short length brought the action, with tactical fun and some fantastic performances, both solo and team. Thanks again to Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” link in the upper right of the video […]

How The Race Was Won – Tour de France 2018 – Stage 12

20 Jul

With three hors categorie climbs, Stage 12 was always going to have an impact. Sky played a role, as you might expect, but some strange decisions from the other teams—not to mention the organizers—had an impact, too. Thanks again to Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” […]

How The Race Was Won – Tour de France 2018 – Stage 9

16 Jul

Stage 9’s cobbles were expected to be the 2018 Tour de France’s first real GC day. But while the carnage didn’t disappoint and the race was entertaining, at the end of the day, a lot of overall title questions remain to be answered. Thanks again to Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de France 2018

16 Jul

Episode 88: Tour de France 2018 Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | SoundCloud

How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2018 – Stage 20

27 May

More of a “last week” video, as much as I am trying not to do those sorts of things, but there was a lot to discuss, and not all the much went down on Stage 20 itself. Still, that’s where most of the footage comes from, and so that’s how it shall be named. Thanks […]